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Mar 8, 2013 6:30pm PST
. state tv shows kim jong un visiting units close to the border with south korea. his focus is on a south korean island, a gesture aimed to provoke neighbors and please the north korean people. tensions have heightened since the regime scrap its non- agression pact with south korea and threaten the u.s. with strikes. south koreans are responding with a mix of concern and defiance. the south korean president attended a military swearing in ceremony and praised soldiers for their work. the ministry of defence did not mince words. >> if north korea really were to attack us with a nuclear strike, i can promise one thing -- kim jong un's regime would disappear off the face of the earth. >> the united nations security council voted on thursday to impose tougher sanctions. germany says it is the regular people who suffer. >> international isolation is increasing poverty among ordinary people, and that is why the policies pursued by the north korean leadership are focused against its own people. >> china, which has always defended the country, is also on board with the sanctions. it has called fo
Mar 29, 2013 6:30pm PDT
. >> and christians mark good friday, the day they believe jesus christ was crucified. >> kim jong un has ordered north korean market forces on standby to strike the united states and south korea. the u.s. secretary of defense has denounced the provocative action. >> he met with top military leaders and ordered the preparation that to two u.s. stealth bombers flew over south korea. the north korean military has staged a massive rally in support of the operation to prepare for a massive attack. >> thousands accounting "death to the u.s. imperialists cornerman after a call to arms against south korea and the united states. over the border in south korea, many are worried p'yongyang might act on its debts. there's been a string of worrying signs, including the latest nuclear test in february. tendons on the peninsula are high. >> i am nervous. i do not want north korea to talk like that, but we cannot control them. i am afraid they target the u.s. if that happens, we could be attacked, too. >> north korea is taking a strong stance, but they do not think they are going to get anywhere with this behav
Mar 19, 2013 5:30pm PDT
is to become an economic power and improve the standard of living. state run tv reported that kim jong un made the speech at a meeting of industrial workers in pyongyang. he id denounced the joint exercises. pyongyang watchers say kim jong's announcement is over severe economic conditions. he is now reportedly the father of a baby girl. a source familiar with north korea/china relationsing told nhk that kim's wife gave birth in late january. the source learned about the birth from an official of the ruling korean worker's party. former player dennis rodman visited the country. he said she talked about her new born daughter at a bang kwets. rumors began circulating last year that kim's wife was expecting a birth. people say she must have given birth because she looks slimmer in recent pictures >>> he has succeeded as the bank of japan's 31st governor. he told a recent diet hearing that he want does do whatever is needed to achieve the 2% inflation target. in upcoming policy meeting, he's expected to focus on easing measures. these would include the bank's purchase of government bonds. it buys b
Mar 15, 2013 6:30pm PDT
say there's a power struggle within the north korean leadership, and kim jong un may be trying to shore up popular support. >> we take a look at other stories making news around the world. >> china has named its new premier. missed that one. u.s. president barack obama says iran is about a year away from being able to build a nuclear bomb. obama told israeli tv that the u.s. is willing to use military force to prevent iran from getting the bomb if diplomacy fails. >> nearly 200,000 people have been killed in iraq since the u.s. invasion almost 10 years ago according to a new study. researchers in the u.s. say the cost of the war has been more than $2 trillion. >> on a very different note, we have a look at sports now. and then there were eight -- soccer teams, that is -- left in the champions league. the draw has just been made for the quarter finals. let's take a look. bundesliga champions dortmind. bayern munich will answer the chances. the fixtures will be played at the beginning of april. >> over in formula one, the world champion books read that to go into the new season.
Mar 28, 2013 5:30pm PDT
will continue to carry out tests under leader kim jong un. the report says north korea keeps insissing that its nuclear program is to dear united states. it will continue to launch rockets with similar technology. >>> japan will provide over 5.1 billion yen or $540 million to myanmar. this will be the first assistance in 26 years. >>> japanese finance minister promised a lone during his meeting with myanmar president. he hoped the assistance would be available by the end of this month. japan settled on the amount of assistance after consulting with moon mash. japan will earmark 2 $12 million to improve port facilities. japan can participate in the large industrial complex under a bilateral memorandum exchanged late last year. $148 million will also be allocated to repair thermal power plants and transformer sub stations. the rest of the aid or roughly $180 million will be spent on improving roads and drinking water systems. myanmar's economy is expected to continue to grow, but the company still needs to improve its infrastructure. japanese businesses are eager to participate in myanmar's devel
Mar 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
dismissed the threat of a preemptive nuclear strike, saying such an attack would mark the end of kim jong un's regime. they also issued a strong warning to pyongyang. >> translator: any country that focuses exclusively on strengthening its military power while people are starving are bound to face self-destruction. >> prime minister shinzo abe says he'll deal with the situation in cooperation with the leaders of south korea and the united states. >> translator: the government has set up a crisis management system in the prime minister's office to deal with the situation. we'll work closely with the south koreans and americans. it goes without saying that we'll protect the lives and properties of the people. >>> chinese leaders voted in favor of the u.n. security council sanctions on north korea. they quoted an analyst as saying the chinese may have feared the north koreans were about to cross a red line. >>> roman catholic cardinals will gather next week to take part in a centuries-old tradition. spokespersons for the vatican say the conclave to elect a new pope will begin on tuesday. the ca
Mar 29, 2013 5:30pm PDT
against the u.s. the state run koreanen central news agency said earlier that leader kim jong un had ordered units for rockets to be on stand by. it's said he wants then to be ready to strike u.s. bases in south korea and the pacific and targets on the u.s. mainland at any time. rngt the leaders of japan and china are at odds over property in the area around them. they're prepared to encounter talks in may. but a one on one win abe would be hard to arrange. >> translator: we are not avoiding high-level talks. but it would not be desirable for top leaders to meet up in this agreement. >> ambassador chin noted the lack of progress. che >>> engineers at gentleman panel's fukushima daiichi plant are pinning their hopes on a new trool to help with a growing problem. water they've used to cool damaged areas is heating up. they're trying to get that water clone. the engineers say the new device is better than older models, because it can remove dozens more radioactive substances. there are three of these devices. they're only testing one. they say they're taking a cautious approach. they pl
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